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Cokley, John; Jianlin, Wen; Yanling, Liu; Wenshuai, Xie – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2019
Current curriculum trends in tertiary journalism and communication education in the People's Republic of China are investigated using information from the websites of the 2,198 Chinese universities that published course lists in December 2013. Of those, 439 offered journalism majors and this article samples 274 of those universities (12.5% of the…
Descriptors: Journalism Education, Graduates, Web Sites, Foreign Countries
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Yates, Robin M. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
In step with the worldwide trend for higher educational institutes to establish areas of research emphasis,the accumulation of resources in key areas has become common practice in veterinary faculties. Although there are perceived logical benefits to research prioritisation, there have been very little critical retrospective analyses of research…
Descriptors: Veterinary Medical Education, Veterinary Medicine, Educational Research, Medical Research
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Pounds, Gabrina – Applied Linguistics, 2018
The study presented in this article explores to what extent and in what ways the communication between clinicians and patients on Ask-the-Expert healthcare websites is patient-centred. It further demonstrates the value of using a theory- and text-driven discourse analytical approach for the analysis of verbal communication in a (specific health)…
Descriptors: Patients, Health Services, Web Sites, Empathy
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Donelan, Helen; Kear, Karen – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2018
Although collaboration skills are highly valued by employers, convincing students that collaborative learning activities are worthwhile, and ensuring that the experience is both useful and enjoyable, are significant challenges for educators. This paper addresses these challenges by exploring students' and tutors' experiences of a group project…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Group Activities, Part Time Students
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Huisman, Jeroen; Mampaey, Jelle – Oxford Review of Education, 2018
In higher education research, theoretical approaches stressing isomorphism dominate the discourse on how higher education institutions 'behave' in their higher education and research systems. We argue that research should address both instances of similarity and differences. Using theoretical notions from institutionalism and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Qualitative Research, Content Analysis
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Medway, Dominic; Roper, Stuart; Gillooly, Leah – British Educational Research Journal, 2018
Contract cheating is currently a concern for universities and the higher education (HE) sector. It has been brought into the spotlight in recent years through the growth of online essay mills, where students can easily commission and purchase written assessment responses. This study contributes to the wider literature on academic integrity in HE…
Descriptors: Cheating, Contracts, College Students, Higher Education
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Leal Filho, Walter; Brandli, Luciana Londero; Becker, Deisi; Skanavis, Constantina; Kounani, Aristea; Sardi, Chrysoula; Papaioannidou, Dimitra; Paço, Arminda; Azeiteiro, Ulisses; de Sousa, Luiza Olim; Raath, Schalk; Pretorius, Rudi Wessel; Shiel, Christine; Vargas, Valeria; Trencher, Gregory; Marans, Robert W. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: There is a widely held belief that sustainable development (SD) policies are essential for universities to successfully engage in matters related to sustainability, and are an indicator of the extent to which they are active in this field. This paper aims to examine the evidence which currently exists to support this assumption. It…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Universities, School Policy
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Sherer, Michael J.; Zakaria, Idlan – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This paper evaluates the factors affecting the representation of females on governing bodies of UK universities. Applying resource dependence and stakeholder theory, the paper argues that it is in the interests of the organisation that there should be an equitable gender balance on the governing bodies of universities. Using data from university…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Governing Boards, Women Administrators, Females
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Almeida, Ana Bela; Puig, Idoya – Research-publishing.net, 2017
The international research network, "Literature in the Foreign Language Class" ("Litinclass"), was created with a view of exploring and sharing ideas on the numerous skills and benefits that can be derived from language learning through literature. This paper focuses on how literature can have an important role in the…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Skill Development, Literature, Job Skills
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Stoszkowski, John; Collins, Dave – Sport, Education and Society, 2017
Coaches' apparent preferences for informal and self-directed modes of learning have been highlighted in the literature. Consequently, there is a need for innovative coach education approaches that complement these clearly preferred, informal routes and better provide coaches with the professional skills they need to deal with the complex nature of…
Descriptors: Reflection, Communities of Practice, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
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Rao, Namrata; Hosein, Anesa – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2017
The Green Paper "Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice" [BIS. 2015. Sheffield: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Hua, Zhu; Handford, Michael; Young, Tony Johnstone – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2017
This paper examines how intercultural communication (ICC) and the notion of culture are framed in on-line promotional discourse of higher education (HE) ICC courses. It analyses a specialised corpus comprised of 14,842 words from 43 course websites of master's programmes in ICC in the UK and the US--internationally, the two largest providers of…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Computational Linguistics, Higher Education, Discourse Analysis
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Chipchase, Lucy; Davidson, Megan; Blackstock, Felicity; Bye, Ros; Clothier, Peter; Klupp, Nerida; Nickson, Wendy; Turner, Deborah; Williams, Mark – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Much has been written about why students engage in academic studies at university, with less attention given to the concept of disengagement. Understanding the risks and factors associated with student disengagement from learning provides opportunities for targeted remediation. The aims of this review were to (i) explore how student disengagement…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Alienation, Higher Education, College Students
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Stoszkowski, John; Collins, Dave; Olsson, Cliff – Sport, Education and Society, 2017
In part one of this paper, Stoszkowski and Collins showed that shared online blogs were a useful tool to structure and support the informal learning of a cohort of final year undergraduate sports coaching students. The aim of the present study was to offer insight into student coaches' perceptions of their use and experiences of structured group…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Electronic Learning, Athletic Coaches
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Tang, Chris; Rundblad, Gabriella – Applied Linguistics, 2017
The mass media has an important role in informing the general public about emerging health risks. Content-based studies of risk communication in the media have revealed a tendency to exaggerate risks or simplify science, but linguistic studies in this area are still scarce. This paper outlines a corpus based investigation of media reporting on the…
Descriptors: Risk, Computational Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Biochemistry
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